Ideas and views from across the left
Clare Hymer, 7 Dec 2016
Our Communications Officer Clare Hymer visits the University of Warwick, where student activists have gone into occupation over the worrying direction of higher education in the UK.
Dr Faiza Shaheen, 1 Dec 2016
Director of CLASS DR Faiza Shaheen discusses the importance of the ONS migration figures released today.
Bridie O’Shea, 30 Nov 2016
Our Policy Officer Bridie O'Shea takes a look at the new corporate governance green paper.
Dr Faiza Shaheen, 24 Nov 2016
Director of CLASS Dr Faiza Shaheen reacts to the Autumn Statement, and explains the basics of how to tackle inequality.
Richard Murphy, Josie Tucker, 23 Nov 2016
Our panel reacts to Philip Hammond's first Autumn Statement.
Dr Faiza Shaheen, 22 Nov 2016
Dr Faiza Shaheen sets out CLASS's hopes and expectations for the Autumn Statement 2016.
Dr Faiza Shaheen, 13 Nov 2016
Class Director Dr Faiza Shaheen talks about her role in BBC Documentary, "Will Britain Ever Have a Black Prime Minister?", and asks what electing a Black Prime Minister would mean for the UK.
Dr Faiza Shaheen, 11 Nov 2016
Class Director Dr Faiza Shaheen reflects on Class Conference 2016, and gives her summary of the challenges we face in building a progressive Britain.
Professor Danny Dorling, 11 Nov 2016
While the left in the UK is right to defend the comprehensive education system, we must also consider how it can be improved. Danny Dorling outlines the problems with comprehensive schooling, and advocates a co-operative alternative.
David Wearing, 11 Nov 2016
In the wake of the Brexit referendum, it was the working class who were by and large blamed for the vote to leave the EU. David Wearing argues that anti-immigration attitudes and the Brexit vote correlate much more strongly with social attitudes than with social class.
Len McCluskey, 10 Nov 2016
Speech to Class Conference 2016 by Len McCluskey, General Secretary of Unite the Union
Tim Roache, 10 Nov 2016
Speech to Class Conference 2016 by Class President and GMB General Secretary Tim Roache
Dr Faiza Shaheen, 4 Nov 2016
Class Director, Dr Faiza Shaheen discusses the current political landscape and Class conference 2016.
Professor Marjorie Mayo, 13 Oct 2016
Gavin Barwell, the Conservative Housing Minister has been proposing policies, which will entrench inequality and disproportionately impact younger people. In this blog Professor Marjorie Mayo responds to the Ministers' suggestions.
Alison Garnham, 13 Oct 2016
A new book published today by Child Poverty Action Group, ‘Improving Children’s Life Chances’, which draws on the work of a wide range of experts in the early years, education, health and social mobility, suggests the key test will be whether the PM faces or turns her back on the UK’s looming child poverty crisis. This blog discusses some of what experts had to say.
Dr Faiza Shaheen, 5 Oct 2016
Dr Faiza Shaheen gives five conclusions from the Conservative Party Conference
Bridie O’Shea, 9 Sep 2016
Bridie, our Policy Officer gives an update on what's been happening in government since parliaments came back after the summer recess.
Dr Faiza Shaheen, 9 Sep 2016
Class Director Dr Faiza Sheheen makes a strong case, with evidence against zero hour contracts.
Dr Faiza Shaheen, 7 Sep 2016
Class Director, Dr Faiza Shaheen responds to the recent reports that Sports Direct is stopping zero hour contracts for some employees.